Special Events Spring 2017
THE INTEGRATIVE CENTER FOR LEARNING AND MEMORY DISTINGUISHED LECTURE
April 4th, 2017, 12:00pm, Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium
Speaker: Dr. Kay Tye, Ph.D., Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
"Neural Circuits of Emotional Valence: Competing Motivational Signals"
THE NEW BRAIN RESEARCH INSTITUTE MEMBER INTRODUCTION LECTURES
April 25th, 2017, 12:00pm,Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium
This new annual lecture was established by Brain Research Institute Director, Chris Evans, as a new tradition to introduce new Brain Research Institute members to the neuroscience community at UCLA.
Speakers: Dr. Avishek Adhikari, Ph.D., UCLA Department of Psychology
Dr. Stephanie Correa, Ph.D., UCLA Departments of Integrative Biology and Physiology and Neurology
Dr. Paul Mathews, Ph.D., UCLA Department of Neurology
Dr. Akihiro Hishl, M.D., Dr. P.H., UCLA Department of Epidemiology
Dr. Ketema Paul, Ph.D., UCLA Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology
Dr. Ye Zhang, Ph.D., UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Host: Chris Evans, Ph.D.
THE ANNUAL BRAIN RESEARCH INSTITUTE AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY INSTITUTE JOINT LECTURE
May 11th, 2017, 4:00pm, 159 BOYER HALL
Speaker: Dr. Susan Ackerman, Ph.D., Cell and Molecular Medicine, University of California, San Diego
"Translational Dysfunction and Neurodegeneration"
THE 25TH ANNUAL SAMUEL EIDUSON STUDENT LECTURE
May 16th, 2017, 12:00pm, Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium
Speaker: Supraja Varadarajan, UCLA Graduate Student from the Laboratory of Dr. Samantha Butler, UCLA Department of Neurobiology
"Redefining the Role of Netrin1 as an Axon Guidance Cue in the Developing Spinal Cord"
CHARLES H. (TOM) SAWYER DISTINGUISHED LECTURE
June 6th, 2017, 12:00pm, Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium
Speaker: Dr. Martin Kelly, Ph.D., Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
"Integration of the Anorexigenic Effects of Estradiol and Metabolic Hormones by Hypothalamic Arcuate Neurons"